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Folktale and hero-tale motifs in the odes of Pindar

Mary Amelia Grant

Folktale and hero-tale motifs in the odes of Pindar

by Mary Amelia Grant

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Published by University of Kansas Press in Lawrence .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Pindar

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 137-142.

    Statementby Mary A. Grant.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv, 172 p. ;
    Number of Pages172
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20092382M

    Read OLYMPIAN ODES: CHAPTER VI of The Extant Odes of Pindar by Pindar free of charge on ReadCentral. More than books to choose from. No need to sign-up or to download. The Greek poet Pindar (c. BC) composed victory odes for winners in the ancient Games, including the Olympics. He celebrated the victories of athletes competing in foot races, horse races, boxing, wrestling, all-in fighting and the pentathlon, and his Odes are fascinating not only for their poetic qualities, but for what they tell us about the Games.

    In Olympian 1 Pindar uses a form of daidallein to describe the dangers that inhere in the craft of poetry, its capacity to adorn deceptive tales with cunningly wrought and pretty, shifting lies (Ol. f.). Pindar's sophia, like Jason's, is to be a healing communication between Damophilus and Arcesilaus (cf. and f.; also Folk Tales, Myths, and Legends for Grades PreK-5 Book List. Read More. Sort by Name. Book The Mitten By. Jan Brett. Grade s. PreK-1 Find new titles and get fresh teaching ideas by exploring book lists organized by author, holiday, topic, and genre. Grade s. PreK Collection Myths.

    Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey 64 College Avenue Piscataway, NJ Phone:   Greek mythology, oral and literary traditions of the ancient Greeks concerning their gods and heroes and the nature of the cosmos. The narratives influenced the arts of later centuries so that such stories as the abduction of Persephone and those from Homer’s Iliad and Odyssey remained popular in the 21st century.


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Folktale and hero-tale motifs in the odes of Pindar on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Folktale and hero-tale motifs in the odes of PindarManufacturer: University of Kansas Press.

Folktale and hero-tale motifs in the odes of Pindar. Lawrence, University of Kansas Press, [i.e. ] (OCoLC) Named Person: Pindar; Pindare; Pindar.; av J -C Pindare; Pindar. Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Mary A Grant. Folktale and hero-tale motifs in the odes of Pindar.

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) Review by: J. Ashton DOI: / From the Book Review Editor. From the Book Review Editor (pp. New York: Penguin, Gives brief but interesting and useful information on Simonides, Bacchylides, and Pindar.

Grant, Mary A. Folktale and Hero-Tale Motifs in the Odes of Pindar. Lawrence. Folktale and hero-tale motifs in the odes of Pindar. Grant, Mary A. Published by University of Kansas Folktale and hero-tale motifs in the odes of Pindar.

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Folk-Tales in Pindar Mary A. Grant: Folktale and Hero-Tale Motifs in the Odes of Pindar. Lawrence: University of Kansas Press, Cloth, $ [REVIEW] M. Willcock - - The Classical Review 19 (03) One of the most celebrated poets of the classical world, Pindar wrote odes for athletes that provide a unique perspective on the social and political life of ancient Greece.

Commissioned in honor of successful contestants at the Olympic games and other Panhellenic contests, these odes were performed in the victors’ hometowns and conferred enduring recognition on their achievements. 2 Mary Grant, Folktale and Hero-Tale Motifs in the Odes of Pindar (Lawrence I); Joseph Fontenrose, Python (Berkeley/Los Angeles I) ; Stith Thompson, Motif-Index of Folk-Literature (Bloomington I) and The Types of the Folktale: A Classification and Bibliography (FF Communications No.

I Helsinki I95 I). Odes of Pindar: with several other pieces in prose and verse, translated from the Greek. To which is added A dissertation on the Olympick games. The Greek lyric poet Pindar is renowned for his poems celebrating the victories of athletes in the great games of Greece at Olympia, Delphi (the Pythian Games), Corinth (the Isthmian Games) and Nemea.

Pindar's victory odes have the reputation of being complex and allusive in their language and reference. In this much-needed commentary on seven of the extant odes, Professor Willcock aims to.

" The Poetic Effects of Deixis in Pindar's Ninth Pythian Ode. Folktale and Hero-Tale Motifs in the Odes of Pindar and shares with other komastic poetry the reception-motif that points to. She published four books. These included Folktale and Hero-Tale Motifs in the “Odes of Pindar”, which was “the first systematic attempt to analyze the folktale and mythological motifs used by one Classical author and to compare them with those of another cultural group, the American Indians,” the first English translation of The Myths.

The Greek poet Pindar, a Boeotian aristocrat who wrote for aristocrats, lived at Thebes, studied at Athens, and stayed in Sicily at the court of Hieron at Syracuse. His epinicians, choral odes in honor of victors at athletic games, survive almost complete and are divided into four groups, depending upon whether they celebrate victory at the.

Greek Lyric Poetry Selections from the Greek Anthology Theocritus' Coan Pastorals: A Poetry Book. Willis Barnstone, Andrew Sinclair and Gilbert Lawall.

Walker. 64(4), pp. – Folktale and Hero-Tale Motifs in the Odes of Pindar. Mary A. Grant. Hugh E. Pillinger.

64(4), pp. – Among the critical studies are John H. Finley, Jr., Pindar and Aeschylus (), a sensitive exposition of Pindar's use of myth and image; C.

Bowra, Pindar (), intended as a critical introduction but filled with undiscussed and often unfamiliar allusions; and Mary A. Grant, Folktale and Hero-tale Motifs in the Odes of Pindar (). The Première of Pindar's Third and Ninth Pythian Odes, in: Transactions and Proceedings of the American Philological Association, 99,S.

* Fogelmark, S., Studies in Pindar with Particular Reference to Paean VI and Nemean VII, Lund   out of 5 stars The Extant Odes of Pindar. Reviewed in the United States on Ma Verified Purchase. Pindar (a/k/a Pindarus) was the poet/minstrel/singer of the original Olympic games in Pre-Christian Greece.

These are interesting bits of antiquity, though many are only fragmentary remnants of the originals. They have powerful Reviews: 7.

Grant, Mary Amelia. Folktale and Hero-Tale Motifs in the Odes of Pindar. Lawrence: University of Kansas Press, POPE, ALEXANDER () Alexander Pope was born in London to a Roman Catholic father who worked as a linen draper.

After a sketchy early education Pope could not attend university because of his religious faith. Greek and English on opposite pages. Access-restricted-item true Addeddate Boxid IA Camera.

It is Pindar’s Nemean –90, the theories incorporated within this book were based on the surprisingly slender body of evidence assembled in an equally famous anthology of Russian folk-tales published by the Russian folklorist Alexander Afanasev.

Folktale and Hero-Tale Motifs in the Odes of Pindar. Lawrence, KS. Griffin, J. The Greek poet Pindar (c. BC) composed victory odes for winners in the ancient Games, including the Olympics. The Odes contain versions of some of the best known Greek myths and are also a valuable source for Greek religion and ethics.

Verity's lucid translations are complemented by insights into competition, myth, and meaning.Pindar’s Mythmaking: The Fourth Pythian Ode Charles Segal Combining historical and philological method with contemporary literary analysis, this study of Pindar's longest and most elaborate victory ode, the Fourth Pythian, traces the underlying mythical patterns, implicit poetics, and processes of mythopoesis that animate his poetry.